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Irish Fishing Guides and Instructors Directory

Welcome to the Irish Fishing Guides and Instructors Directory. Here you will find contact details of all the ghillies, fishing guides and instructors for both flyfishing and coarse angling in Ireland. Where casting instruction is offered this is noted.

How to use this Directory

Listed are both formally qualified instructors and ghillies (guides), some of whom may offer casting lessons as well as a guiding service. Those who hold a qualification or are a member of a professional organisation will have this noted in their listing. Simply click on a marker to find out more about that angling guide or instructor. You can enter your address (or any address) in the search bar to find guides and instructors near you…

Other ways to browse the listings…

The Directory is also laid out on a County by County basis. It can be navigated using the list of counties on this page.


A Note on Qualifications

The following qualifications may be held by angling instructors;

  • AGPAI Ireland – Association of Professional Game Angling Instructors of Ireland
  • GAIA – Game Angling Instructors’ Association
  • STANIC – Salmon and Trout Association National Instructors Certificate

The following qualifications may be held by angling guides;

  • CERT – Advanced Marine and Countryside Guides Certificate
  • NAG – National Angling Guide Certificate (OCN Level 3)

If you know of any ghillies, fishing guides or instructors omitted from this directory please forward the name, contact details and other relevant information to the webmaster using the contact form.

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